Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The Lake County State's Attorney has dropped charges against Julie Salk.
The Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office dismissed Class 3 felony theft charge against the former chairperson of the Barrington High School’s Fine Arts Department, District 220 informed parents on its website. Julie Salk was charged in November in the disappearance of about $5,000 in funds from the high school and the high school’s Fine Arts Booster Club, which is led by parents, the district said. Salk will be required to provide full restitution, the district said. “The judgment to dismiss this case appropriately belongs to the State's Attorney's Office and not to the school district,” reads a letter from Dr. Tom Leonard. “We respect the expertise and the role properly entrusted to the State's Attorney's office in these decisions. The…
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Police say Julie Salk stole more than $5,000 in ticket and raffle revenue from a high school play.
Former Barrington High School Fine Arts Department Chairwoman Julie Salk was arrested on theft charges Tuesday. Barrington Police charged Salk with one count of theft over $500. Police say she stole $5,022 in theater and raffle ticket revenue from a "Hello Dolly!" production in March 2012. In the 2010-2011 school year, the Illinois State Board of Education reported Salk's salary as $142,024.27. Her first court date is Nov. 14 at 1:30 p.m. at the Babcox Justice Center in Waukegan. Salk retired from District 220 in June after being placed on administrative leave. She was the subject of internal review with the district for two months prior to her retirement. Police and school officials remained mum on the subject until her arrest Nov. 13. …
Julie Salk was arrested today on charges that she stole money from Fine Arts Department ticket sales, police said.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Barrington High School Fine Arts Department Chair Julie Salk has retired from District 220 after being placed on administrative leave in April.
Nearly two months after being placed on administrative leave, Barrington High School Fine Arts Department Chairwoman Julie Salk has retired from Barrington 220 School District. Salk has been the subject of an internal review with the district since April 16, based upon questions regarding procedures and management in the Fine Arts Department. Local authorities also are involved in the situation, which a school official said has not been resolved. “Whether a person retires, resigns or terminates, that doesn’t preclude the district or local authorities from further action if and when they may discover that something would warrant that,” said Jeff Arnett, chief communications officer. Arnett said there was no separation agreement in her …